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FMCSA: Two New Rules Would Help Ease Truck Driver Shortage
FMCSA: Two New Rules Would Help Ease Truck Driver Shortage

June 9, 2017
Two new rules that seek to streamline CDL licensing and cut its costs were proposed on June 9 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period
DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period

November 1, 2016
A 30-day extension of the public comment period for a proposed truck speed-limiter rule was announced today by the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Could House Highway Bill Hurt Smaller Fleets?
Could House Highway Bill Hurt Smaller Fleets?

October 25, 2015
A letter signed by eight businesses and associations that together represent over 9,500 motor carriers, brokers and shippers has been sent to the House ...

Court Dismisses Challenge to ELD Rule
Court Dismisses Challenge to ELD Rule

October 31, 2016
A federal appellate court has upheld the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device mandate, which now remains on track to go...

FMCSA Approves Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse
FMCSA Approves Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

December 2, 2016
The long-anticipated final rule to establish a national drug and alcohol clearinghouse for commercial truck and bus drivers has at last been released by the...

FMCSA’s Gautreaux Sees Innovation Driving Safety Forward
FMCSA’s Gautreaux Sees Innovation Driving Safety Forward

January 10, 2018
At the start of her first full year helping to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Deputy Administrator Cathy Gautreaux praised the agency...

FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers
FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers

October 20, 2017
Having decided to grant part of a United Parcel Service request for a limited 5-year exemption from some provisions of the electronic logging device...

FMCSA Seeks Comment on Flexible Sleeper Berth Pilot
FMCSA Seeks Comment on Flexible Sleeper Berth Pilot

October 30, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now seeking public comment on its proposed pilot program to make more flexible the sleeper-berth...

Did FMCSA Spin Report on HOS Restart?
Did FMCSA Spin Report on HOS Restart?

July 31, 2015
The day after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration stated its general satisfaction with a Government Accountability Office study of the...

Will Trump Effect Unseat Key House Transpo Leaders?
Will Trump Effect Unseat Key House Transpo Leaders?

October 18, 2016
Of great interest to the trucking industry is the impact Donald Trump’s recent free fall in the polls may have on the reelection of key members of the House...